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This photo was taken during an expedition to Western Australia exploring for lithium deposits that have the potential to reshape the global economy and resolve the global climate crisis.
Photo by: Dr. Christopher Spencer
Photo courtesy of The Art of Research

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Research Prominence

Blue balls

Jun 06, 2023

New research adds facts to ‘blue balls’ phenomenon

The Conversation: The pain of ‘blue balls’ should never be used as a coercive tactic. But almost half of study participants – mostly women and some men – reported pressure to engage sexually.

May 30, 2023

Dalitso Ruwe joins global research organization

Assistant professor of Black Political Thought in the Department of Philosophy and the Black Studies Program has been named a Canadian Institute for Advanced Research Azrieli Global Scholar. 

May 30, 2023

Queen’s researchers display exceptionality in storytelling

Two Queen’s PhD students among five winners of the 2023 SSHRC Storytellers Challenge.

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Queen's Research Projects Advisors Adrian Kelly and Diane Davies lead a boot camp on Compelling Project Summaries and Detailed Descriptions for an SSHRC Insight Grant

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